Assignment: Interim Head of Finance - Digital/Technology/App Start-Up Day Rate: £600 per day Start Date: November 19 Term: 6 months Location: Central London Client Description: An iconic UK Brand. Background of Assignment: The decision has been made to embark on a new venture to create a digital/technology interface between an established £bn t/o business and their end customer. If successful, not only will this engineer a way of effortlessly and efficiently engaging directly with their customer 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year but create a platform that can be marketed to their competitors and other organisations that could benefit from this technology. Assignment: * Work with the management team to launch the new venture * Take financial ownership of the business plan, create and run the models, enabling the budgets to be set and operations to commence * Act as the key financial point of contact for the main group to liaise with * Lead the consultation process of selecting the financial systems, negotiation of service level agreement and implementation * Lead the creation of financial accounting and reporting framework, installing the appropriate controls, governance and procedures to meet the short, mid and longer-term business objectives * Define the structure of the finance team and future hiring plans Candidate Profile: This would suit a hands-on Head of Finance or Finance Director, who specifically has a successful track record of setting up new businesses / start-ups from scratch, demonstrating their experience of meeting the core objectives set out above. In addition, those from an IT / Technology / App-Development background is preferred, as being able to understand the process of App-Development and creating/trading through an online platform would be invaluable in this role. For more information, please contact Will Nash.